Women's Business Awards
Celebrating the contributions and inspiration of women leaders in Cincinnati USA.
The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber presents the WE Celebrate Awards, honoring women and women-owned businesses for their achievement, innovation, social responsibility and mentoring. Congratulations to our 2015 winners and finalists.
2015 Award Winners and Finalists
Woman-Owned Business of the Year (Small)
Winner: Robin Throckmorton, strategic HR, Inc.
Game Day Communications
The Yoga Bar
Woman-Owned Business of the Year (Mid-Large)
Winner: Mary Miller, JANCOA Janitorial Services
Amy Brenner MD & Associates, LLC
General Factory/WD Supply
Woman of Year - Corporate
Winner: Gina Drosos, Assurex Health
Susan Branscome, NorthMarq Capital
Lisa Knutson, The E.W. Scripps Company
Candace McGraw, The Cincinnati/NKY International Airport
Woman of Year - Entrepreneur
Winner: Elizabeth Knuppel, Skystone Partners
Tara Halpin, Steinhauser
Karen Kohlan, Cabi
Kate Nelson, Change Guides, LLC
Bridget Reinberger, Lebanon Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
Woman of Year - Nonprofit
Winner: Patty Beggs, Cincinnati Opera
Linda Antus, Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network
Sandi Kuehn, Center for Addiction Treatment
Sheryl McConney, Envision Children
Elizabeth Pierce, Cincinnati Museum Center
Kristen Schlotman, Greater Cincinnati Film Commission
The Empowerment Award Presented by Fifth Third Bank
Winner: Bill Keating Jr., Keating Muething & Klekamp
Valerie Landell, The Visiting Nurses Association
Elaine Suess, Beyondbeing Coaching & Consulting
Mary Welsh Schlueter, Partnership for Innovation in Education
Winner:Terry Segerberg, Mesa Industries, Inc.
Kelly Dolan, Ingage Partners
Lynn Elfers, Affordable Language Services
Suzanne C. McNabb, Thompson Hine, LLP
Allison Stevens, Powernet
Businesses WE Watch Winners
City Silence/True Body Project
the curious agency, LLC
Daughters in Charge
Dolce Maison Luxury Candies
Ducks in a Row
Fiber-Seal of SW Ohio & Kentucky
2015 PINNACLE AWARD RECIPIENT
Janet B. Reid, Ph.D.
Janet Reid is the CEO of BRBS World, LLC, a private, boutique, global management consulting consortium, serving a select group of forward-leaning clients whose growth is dependent upon building world-class leaders.
Dr. Reid was a founder of the international management consulting firm, Global Novations, LLC, a former Goldman Sachs portfolio company. Prior to, she spent a decade at P&G where she was an innovation and product development executive and marketing executive. In addition to her scientific and marketing contributions, Dr. Reid was a pioneer in leading diversity initiatives and was given a Procter and Gamble Pioneering Woman award for groundbreaking results in changing corporate culture. She is a thought-leader in diversity and inclusion having co-authored the book The Phoenix Principles: Leveraging Inclusion to Transform your Company and the Phoenix Principles Work Book
Dr. Reid has extensive board experience and is active in civic affairs on a local, state and national level. She has received numerous honors and awards over the years including: Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year; Deloitte and Touch 100 Wise Women; A.K. Steel Foundation Steel Magnolia; Cincinnati Youth Collaborative Dream Maker Youth Champion; Cincinnati Enquirer Woman of the Year; YWCA Career Woman of Achievement; Leadership Cincinnati Distinguished Alumni, among others.
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